The debate over the prevalence of Lyme disease and whether it exists in a chronic form has raged for decades. Kris Newby’s well researched book provides documented evidence that the suspicions of disease sufferers, their advocates, and treating physicians deserve investigation. The properties of the pathogen itself and its ally, the tick, appear to be […]
The Lyme Disease Association (LDA) provides this list of a few selected books that may be of interest to professionals, patients and the public. Topics range from books that provide information on Lyme disease symptoms and treatment, Lyme books for and about children, a text on tick-borne diseases, a history of Lyme and advocacy until 2004, property protection, and experiences of well known individuals with Lyme disease.
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By Brian A. Fallon, MD, and Jennifer Sotsky, MD. Published December 2017 “Winner, 2019 Choice Outstanding Academic Title” From Columbia University Press website: Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in the United States, with more than 300,000 cases diagnosed each year. However, doctors are deeply divided on how to diagnose and treat it, […]
By Mary Beth Pfeiffer. (for general release Feb. 8, 2018) Publication Date: April 17, 2018 Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change documents the human contribution to the dangerous spread of Lyme disease to dozens of countries and multitudes of people. In a book based firmly in science, author Mary Beth Pfeiffer shows ticks climbing […]
From Amazon.com Hide and Seek – No Ticks Please is a story about Jose´ and Alex’s adventures in the bushes, tall grasses, and wooded areas. During their exploration, they find hidden treasures and hidden dangers. Alex learns about Jose´’s discovery of a hidden danger and how it will change their adventures. She also learns steps to […]
Bite Me: How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood, Made Me Crazy, and Almost Killed Me by Ally Hilfiger (Author), Tommy Hilfiger (Foreword)
From http://allyhilfiger.com: Ally was at a breaking point when she woke up in a psych ward at the age of eighteen. She couldn’t put a sentence together, let alone take a shower, eat a meal, or pick up a phone. What had gone wrong? In recent years, she had produced a feature film, a popular […]
By Neil Spector, MD. Published February 1, 2015 From amazon.com: Dr. Neil Spector, one of the nation’s top oncologists, led a charmed life. He was educated at prestigious universities, trained at top medical centers, and had married the woman of his dreams. It seemed too perfect. And it was. In 1994, it all came crashing […]
Chapter 11 of Nature Noir: A Park Ranger’s Patrol in the Sierra has information on Lyme disease in California and tells the story of park ranger, Jordan Fisher Smith and his own experience with the disease. From http://jordanfishersmith.com: In 1962, the federal Bureau of Reclamation presented Congress with a proposal to dam the north and […]
Tick Management Handbook: An integrated guide for homeowners, pest control operators, and public health officials for the prevention of tick-associated disease. Prepared by: Kirby C. Stafford III, Chief Scientist, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven Click here for handbook: http://www.ct.gov/caes/lib/caes/documents/special_features/tickhandbook.pdf
By Nancy Fox, Ed.D. Published August 3, 2015No Ticks, Please is a valuable tool to help prevent Lyme disease. Children ages 5-9 are at the highest risk of acquiring Lyme disease, yet there are few tools for parents and schools to use with younger children. In this book, simple messages combined with colorful, attention-getting illustrations […]
From BarnesandNoble.com/Amazon.com: Completely revised and updated-the bible for the thousands who contract Lyme disease each year Lyme disease, transmitted through the bite of a tick, is one of our nation’s fastest-growing epidemics. Since Coping with Lyme Disease was first published in 1993, the number of sufferers afflicted by this debilitating condition has grown alarmingly. Every […]